Dwarf Purple Beech Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Nana’ is a very dense and full compact grower. Intense purple leaves cloak the plant through spring and summer. Copper tones in autumn give way to winter exposure of the smooth, gray bark, typical of the species. An oval form, it is well suited for the smaller garden that can’t […]
Sandrode Beech Beautifully cut, rounded leaf edges give a pleasing texture to the dwarf Fagus sylvatica ‘Sandrode’. Growing into a broad upright form, this slow grower is ideal for miniature gardens and bonsai enthusiasts. Hardier than it might look, this Dutch introduction is sure to please any gardener with a need for a pleasing tree form in […]
Red Obelisk Beech Fagus sylvatica ‘Red Obelisk’ is a fantastic selection from the Trompenburg Arboretum in Holland. This dark purple, columnar seedling has strong, reliable growth in a refined, compact habit. Use the dramatic purple column as a striking accent plant or create a memorable tree-line along a border or drive. Garden Size: 25’H x 10’W 15+″/year Narrow Upright […]
Purple Weeping Beech Developed in Germany about 1865, the strictly weeping Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ is a real beauty. Its flexible branches adapt well to training, or if left to grow naturally, the weeping branches arch and sprawl to create an impressive, purple-black mound. Garden Size: Varies with culture 6-12″/year Weeping Zone 5 Red Companion Tree Full Sun Download […]
Purple Fountain Beech Fagus sylvatica ‘Purple Fountain’ is a seedling selection, which, unlike its parent, F.s. ‘Purpurea Pendula’, it has an upright habit, so it grows tall and narrow without training. Weeping secondary branches and reddish-brown leaves create an outstanding specimen. Garden Size: 25’H x 12’W 15+″/year Weeping Zone 5 Red Companion Tree Full Sun Download a printable point of […]
Like the mesmerizing persistence of the tide lapping at the beach, pendulous and undulating plants provide a magnet for the eye, connecting the aerial garden back to the earth. Pendulous plants all “weep” in their own peculiar way. Some, like Picea abies ‘Pendula’, the Weeping Norway Spruce, are not predictable upright growers without some guidance. Staked up […]
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